Business: Associate of Arts

Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that may be comprised of courses from the core curriculum, institutional  requirements, and Fields of Study.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  3. Completion of last 15 credit hours toward this degree at COM, with the exception of reverse transfer.
  4. Satisfy TSI liability.

Associate of Arts Degree - Business

An Associate of Arts (AA) in business prepares the student with basic knowledge of foundational components of business administration. An AA in Business can open many doors of opportunity. The student may choose to continue higher studies in a 4-year institution and/or choose to look for employment in different areas like accounting, marketing, management, finance, sales, etc.

Note: Students transferring to a 4-year institution should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution to find out exactly what courses are transferable. Not all courses may transfer.

Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300 Psychology for Success 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1324 Math for Business and Social Science 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GEOL 1405
Environmental Science
or Meteorology
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
HIST 1301 U S History I 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #4
BUSI 2305 Business Statistics 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
GEOL 1403
Physical Geology
or Historical Geology
HIST 1302 U S History II 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
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